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The River Killings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this page-turning sequel to THE NANNY MURDERS, Zoe Hayes returns in a tale set along Philadelphia's Boathouse Row. Zoe and buddy Susan Cummings take sculling lessons. One evening, practicing on the river, Susan's oar catches on what turns out to be a woman's dress. The boat flips and the two find themselves among a throng of floating bodies. And in the midst of a sinister,dangerous plot.
Exposure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Everyone has secrets, and Philadelphia talk show host Jessamine Cray is no exception. But when a stalker begins to use secrets from her past to terrorize her, Jess can no longer trust anyone: not her friends, her family, her colleagues… or even herself.
The Nanny Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
a mesmerizing page-turner, the nanny murders is about missing nannies who disappear from a close-knit philadelphia neighborhood, one by one. art therapist and adoptive mom, zoe hayes becomes mired in the mystery when her daughter, molly, makes a grisly discovery while playing in the snow. what seemed a piece of litter turns out to be a human finger. soon, helping police, zoe is prey...
The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words
Series: 1787 and the Philadelphia Convention. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their writings. I present many of those writings here.
Dexter, the Last Navy Horse
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00)
Dexter was a real horse that was first drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II and later served in the U.S. Navy at the Philadelphia Naval Home for disabled and retired sailors. His little known story was so touching that this fictional short story was written about him and his friendship with his pals at the naval home so many years ago.
100 Free Things to do in ----Philadelphia--- While Avoiding Bums and Hipsters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Complimentary. On the house. Gratis. Free of charge. The following book contains a less than comprehensive list of what Philadelphia has to offer at no cost, just short of pulling up a park bench and making it your home. The list also avoids the spots that are overrun with people that are simply there for the sake of being seen at that place.
Philly Style and Philly Profile
Series: J. E. Thompson Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In Philly Style and Philly Profile, the second novel in the Julius Thompson Trilogy, the reader folllows Andy Michael Pilgrim from Brooklyn to Philadelphia where he works as a sportswriter in the seventies watching the influence of drugs and gangs destroy young people's lives.
Just Another Day in Suburbia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Life in the peaceful, suburban community of Forest Glen, Pennsylvania, hasn’t been the same since Masaman the Troll bought the old fixer-upper on Oak Tree Lane. But really, how could it be? There’s a Zombie overseeing renovations, a Dwarf and a Goblin joining them for the weekly Poker Night – and at least one person who wants them all to go back to living under a bridge somewhere.
Blackout
Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Novel. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alexander Steele is a retired African American private detective turned night club owner living in Philadelphia. Hoping to put the detective life behind him and move on with his longtime girlfriend Shakia. When Alex's friend brings him an encrypted travel drive with info on the blackout that was created 3 months before the recent Canadian blackout; Alex finds himself drawn into a madman's game.
Reflections Of A Black Man's Mind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Philadelphia born Poet Osayimwese Nadir Karume set the Philadelphia poetry scene on fire with his first book Reflections Of A Black Man's Mind. This book of poems explores a young black boy's thoughts as he grows up from the streets of North Philadelphia to the shores of Italy and back to the streets of his home town. He also offers essays on Black crime and the Black education system.